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Is murder empowering? Critiquing the ‘good for her’ trope in film

8th March 2022

Katherine examines the feminist redress of films that centre women being physically violent in their pursuit of revenge. ”I don’t believe in the glorification of murder, but I do believe in the empowerment of women” is a bold statement, for sure, and from none other than the iconic Lady Gaga. This quote, in reference to ...

No Time to Die: Craig’s curtain call

1st November 2021

Gabriel notes Daniel Craig, in No Time To Die, confronts the character of James Bond’s typical emotional neglect through this movie’s more poignant arc, in which he is more often seen cuddling rather than tackling Kalashnikovs on a Kawasaki. CW: Spoilers Daniel Craig’s service as a double 0 has come to a histrionic yet measured ...